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The Meadow Across The Creek

The difficulty is that with the rise of the modern sciences we began to think of the universe as a collection of objects rather than a communion of subjects.

By Thomas Berry September 2009
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Seth Speaks: The Eternal Validity Of The Soul

Consciousness is a way of perceiving the various dimensions of reality. Consciousness as you know it is highly specialized. The physical senses allow you to perceive the three-dimensional world, and yet by their very nature they can inhibit the perception of other equally valid dimensions.

By Jane Roberts August 2009
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My Dungeon Shook

Letter To My Nephew On The One Hundredth Anniversary Of The Emancipation

You know, and I know, that the country is celebrating one hundred years of freedom one hundred years too soon. We cannot be free until they are free.

By James Baldwin July 2009
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Beyond Vietnam

A Time To Break Silence

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.

By Martin King Jr. June 2009
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Knulp

After a period of cold fog had given way to sunny days brightened by late bluebells and cool, ripe blackberries, the winter suddenly set in. First, three days of bitter cold; then, as the cold abated, a fast, heavy snowfall.

By Hermann Hesse May 2009
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Every Eye Beholds You

To expect to have faith before embarking on the disciplines of the spiritual life is like putting the cart before the horse. In all the great traditions, prophets, sages, and mystics spend very little time telling their disciples what they ought to believe. Indeed, it is only since the Enlightenment that faith has been defined as intellectual submission to a creed.

By Karen Armstrong April 2009
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Why I Am Not Going To Buy A Computer

A number of people, by now, have told me that I could greatly improve things by buying a computer. My answer is that I am not going to do it. I have several reasons, and they are good ones.

By Wendell Berry March 2009
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Who Dies?

When we realize we are already dead, our priorities change, our heart opens, and our mind begins to clear of the fog of old holdings and pretendings.

By Stephen and Ondrea Levine February 2009
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Man’s Search For Meaning

In spite of all the enforced physical and mental primitiveness of life in a concentration camp, it was possible for spiritual life to deepen.

By Viktor Frankl January 2009
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